Workplace Diversity

Diverse Organizations Outperform, and These 9 Companies Can Help

Organizations that promote diverse teams, especially within leadership, outperform homogenous teams. Understanding unique backgrounds of individuals can help companies appeal to a broader range of talent and reach diverse markets. Research shows diverse teams perform better — while homogenous teams may feel more effective, the presence of friction actually improves outcomes. Diversity is most often... Keep reading  


Workplace Diversity

The Strategy You Need to Engage a Diverse Workforce

Guest contributor Terry Lipovski is the president of Ubiquity, a preeminent provider of leadership development services around the world. HR professionals interested in contributing to Reinventing HR can email hello@reflektive.com. In our post on the performance benefits of diversity, we spoke about how important it is to create an inclusive, diversified organization. We highlighted that some organizations are... Keep reading  


Workplace Diversity

How Diversity Boosts Business Performance

Guest contributor Terry Lipovski is the president of Ubiquity, a preeminent provider of leadership development services around the world. HR professionals interested in contributing to Reinventing HR can email hello@reflektive.com. Most of us have taken part in diversity training, and we’ve seen the quota systems that are put into place to break previous trends. These initiatives are... Keep reading  


Workplace Diversity

3 Ways to Avoid Giving Women Vague Feedback in Performance Reviews

“Your communication style is too aggressive.” “You need to strengthen your knowledge of emerging markets.” Which of the above statement is more likely to be found in the performance review of a female employee? According to research on performance feedback by Stanford researchers, women are more likely to receive vague feedback (the former), and men... Keep reading  


Workplace Diversity

How to Detect and Defeat Unconscious Bias

Bias. The word elicits a multitude of negative associations, from prejudice to unfairness—none of which any company wants to have present in its workplace culture. And the one thing that can make bias even more concerning? The fact that it is often unconscious. How can unconscious bias be broken down? For unconscious bias to exist,... Keep reading